Khor Virap: The monastery is surrounded by green pasture lands and vineyards within the Ararat plain and is in view of Mount Ararat. Khor Virap's notability as a monastery and pilgrimage site is attributed to the fact that Grigor Lusavorich, who later became Saint Gregory the Illuminator, was initially imprisoned here for 14 years by King Tiridates III of Armenia. Saint Gregory subsequently became the king's religious mentor, and they led theproselytizing activity in the country. In the year 301, Armenia was the first country in the world to be declared a Christian nation.
Noravank is a 13th-century Armenian monastery, located 122km fromYerevan in a narrow gorge made by the Amaghu River, near the city of Yeghegnadzor,Armenia. The gorge is known for its tall, sheer, brick-red cliffs, directly across from the monastery. The mona stery is best known for its two-storey Surp Astvatsatsin (HolyMother of God) church, which grants access to the second floor by way of a narrow stone-made staircase jutting out from the face of building.
Areni winery degustation tour. A unique variety which is the final product of more than 3.000 years of natural selection, grown only in Areni Village, aged in oak barrels Areni Winery to produce the finest dry and semi-dry red wines.